Week 8: Autumn point-to-point

26/11/2017 Knockinroe (heavy) This meet was held under the auspices of the Suir Vale Harriers and represented their first-ever autumn fixture which may have been occasioned by the loss of their solitary April date in both 2016 and 2015. Therefore, there is no...

Week 7: Autumn point-to-point

Week 7: Autumn point-to-point season 18/11/2017 Kirkistown (yield-soft) 4yo maiden: This has been a very decent maiden and throws up good track winners consistently. Ballynagour won for Stuart Crawford in 2010 (won a Byrne Plate at Cheltenham) and the 2012 scorer,...

That Point-to-Point

The Aintree Grand National witnessed a remarkable result this year if you are a fan of walking in muddy fields with the rain pelting down, otherwise known as point-to-pointing. I must admit I am partial to that particular day out and I love to scamper out into the...

Week 6: Autumn point-to-point

11/11/2017 Loughbrickland  (heavy) 4yo maiden: Derby (Denis Murphy) by Policy Maker 3-3 (R93) “A serious horse with plenty of scope.” Conditions were heavy and this paddock standout impressed most who saw him score convincingly. There were genuine excuses...

Week 5: Autumn point-to-point

Week 5: Autumn point-to-point season 05/11/2017 Tinahely  (yielding) 4yo maiden: Rocco (Colin Bowe) by Shantou F- (R92) £90,000 Cheltenham November 2017; 12th foal; half-brother to bumper/useful 2m-2m5f hurdle/chase winner Line Ball for Christy Roche, 2m7f-3m...

'The Accountant who knows his Assert from his Elbio'